- Type de contrat: CDD
- Publié le : 17 avril 2017 11 h 41 min
- Expire : Cette annonce a expiré
Offre d’emploi ONG Plan International Cameroun : Protection (CPIE & GBV) Officer (19222)
Plan International is an independent non-profit development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
Plan International Cameroon is currently advertising for the following position of Protection (CPIE & GBV) Officer– Mokolo/Mora or Kousseri
Please note that this is a local contract.
Dimensions of Role:
This position is responsible for (Sexual) Gender Based Violence ((S) GBV) and Child protection in Emergency (CPIE) activities effective implementation in the field in accordance of Plan International’s emergency Gender Based Violence response in the Far North Region of Cameroon. The Protection (CPIE & GBV) Officer will provide effective capacities and technical guidance in management including the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Gender Based Violence and CPIE related activities at the field levels. S/he will ensure, closely with the Protection (CPIE & GBV) Coordinator or other Emergency Response Team members, all Sexual and Gender Based Violence and CPIE activities in the IDPs sites, and in host communities at the level of division in charge (Mayo Tsanaga, Mayo Sava or Logon & Chari). The Protection Officer will work directly with Project Animators, Animators of Women Cohesion Spaces and Child Friendly Space, the team of Mobile Units, the GBV committee and all Community workers to ensure the good implementation of (S)GBV and CPIE activities planned. S/He will participate in the technical co-ordination of Mobile Units Project, support and advocacy with the local specific protection group and sub-workings group child protection and gender based violence and other stakeholders and technical agencies relevant to the sector to ensure effective, proportioned and quality response of Plan.
The Protection (CPIE & GBV) Officer will be based at the area of Maroua Programme Unit specifically at Mokolo, Mora or Kousseri.
Key End Results and Typical Responsibilities:
Contribute to the review, assess and update of the child protection and Gender Based Violence situation in the Far North.
In collaboration with Protection (CPIE & GBV) Coordinator, support to conduct issue specific or general needs assessments as necessary, and contribute to assessments in other sectors.
Organize and support the community partners involved in the recovery process.
Support potential partnerships identification to implement Gender Based Violence and CPIE recommendations, assess potential partners where available or make recommendations on how to fill gaps.
Contribute in the process of mapping of institutional response capacities to Gender Based Violence and Humanitarian Child protection in the Far North
Participate in the data collect with Plan International management for the writing of concept papers, proposals and budgets for Gender Based Violence and Humanitarian Child protection activities.
Contribute to ensure that issues of gender, education, DRR, conflict sensitivity and Plan’s guidelines and international Child protection standards are considered in the data collect for the program design.
Participle in divisional Protection meeting
Response Management and Implementation
Ensure effective presence of all Community Relays in Women Cohesion Space (WCS) and in Child Friendly Space;
Prepare with Project Animator technical sheet to conduct activities for counselling (CPIE, SGBV), CFS, strengthening of CPBM
Hold brief preparation meeting with Project Animators and community volunteers before starting activities and after activities to do the debriefing.
Acting chief of the Mobile Unit when the Psychologist is absent
Based on his field visits adapted tools: demonstrate to Project Animator and community volunteers how to use tools.
Take partially the role of Project Animator in counselling activity with parents if need be (when Project Animators is dealing case management)
Weekly consolidation of report submitted by Project Animators of his area of intervention
Support mapping of resources and risks in communities and community mobilization.
Support Project Animators in implementation of agree planning activities of sub location.
Update inventory of WCS materials and report on need for additional items;
Conduct educational sessions with groups of men and women in the IDPs sites and Host Communities;
Ensure with project animators the implementation of life skills activities with youth groups (girls and boys) in the IDPs sites, refugee sites and host Communities;
Support organization of raising awareness activities by WCS Community Relays for IDPs and children from Host Communities;
Organize the implementation of Gender Based Violence and CPIE sensitization campaigns with children and Women in the IDPs site;
Animate listening spaces for girls and women;
Ensure vulnerable and abuse cases are properly referred to the competent humanitarian actors;
Ensure the follow up of activities of Gender Based Violence Committees, CPC and Youth Committees and of Community Relays on the basis on various action plan.
Organize the work at the Divisional Office as the donors required.
Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning
Make frequent field visits in the IDPs site and in host communities in charge to ensure and monitor implementation of activities, identify and report to Protection (CPIE&SGBV) Coordinator opportunities and constraints and any adjustments needed;
Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of Plan International Gender Based Violence and Humanitarian Child protection activities and draft recommendations for improved program design;
Ensure good follow up of all referred cases and report accordingly;
Ensure child protection policy of Plan International Cameroon is respected and all concerns reported.
Collect data and reports from the projects Animators and prepare and submit on weekly to Protection (CPIE&SGBV) Coordinator the Reports of activities.
Guide Project Animators and Community volunteers how to improve implementation CPIE Standards on field and SOP on SGBV
Support Project Animator to apply tools defined for project implementation.
Information and Co-ordination
Contribute in the reporting of Gender Based Violence and Humanitarian Child protection activities as per donor and programme requirements, particularly in the GFFO Project implementation. Provide regular updates to Protection (CPIE&SGBV) Coordinator on activities implementation.
Represent Plan International in Gender Based Violence and CPIE Sub-Working group coordination meeting mechanisms at Divisional level.
Human Resources and Administration
Supervise the Project Animator of the target Division (Mayo Tsanaga, Mayo Sava or Logone & Chari) and ensure strong coordination of team of Mobile Units, the animators of Women Cohesion Spaces, CFS Animator and Community workers;
Participate in the training and briefing of Projects Animator, animators of WCS and Community workers and other key stakeholders on Gender Based Violence, CPIE and/or related issues.
Dealing with Problems:
Complexity of problems handled & the degree of investigation, analysis & creative thinking required to solve them;
The job requires intense interventions on the field, in areas often at risk. This requires prudence, vigilance and compliance with security instructions on the part of the staff.
Decisions may affect the lives of thousands of disaster affected women and girls, millions of dollars, security of staff, and the profile of Plan across the humanitarian sector and across media;
Excellent and creative leadership skills will be utilized to correct implementation of Gender Based Violence activities, in accordance with the standards and with possible resistance from colleagues as is often the case in emergency response work;
He/She should work under pressure and accept travels and stays in areas often austere.
Communications and Working Relationships:
Key Internal Contacts
Protection (CPIE&SGBV) Coordinator, (S)GBV Specialists/Project Manager, other members of the Emergency Response team, Plan staff.
Key External Contacts
Other agencies and groups responding to the emergency, in particular those working in the emergency Gender Based Violence and Child protection sector.
Reports to the Protection (SGBV&CPIE) Coordinator
Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours Required to Achieve Role’s Objectives:
– Be a holder of GCE Advanced Level or BAC.
– Be able to speak one of the local languages mostly the Fufulde, Haoussa, Kanuri language.
– At least 1 year practical working experience in emergency or with a developing organization.
– Practical and relevant experience of operating in emergency.
– Good knowledge and understanding of humanitarian principles and established international child protection standards is an asset.
– Demonstrable technical expertise in Gender Based Violence and child protection activities implementation.
– Experience with participatory approaches to GBV in emergency,
– Psychosocial support, and community-based child protection mechanisms.
– Experience on community work in at least one of tree following divisions of Far North of Cameroon (Mayo Tsanaga, Mayo Sava and Logon&Chari) is an asset.
– Have a good knowledge of the divisions of Mayo Tsanaga
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
– Experience in the Far North of Cameroon is an asset.
– Team player
– Highly effective networking and inter-personal skills
– Timely and effective delivery of project activities and other outputs (reports, etc.)
– Commitment to child protection, gender equality and participation
– Demonstrate ability to assess best practice, document and disseminate lessons learned
– Excellent computer skills (Microsoft office including words, excel, power point, internet etc);
– Ability to network with grassroots structures
– Willingness to travel at short notice and be flexible to changing circumstances.
– Proven competence in working with separated and unaccompanied children, case management,
– Skills in participatory assessment.
– Communication Skills: Well developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of PLAN International.
Commitment and adherence to humanitarian values and standards,
Aware of own strengths, weaknesses and pro-active in using feedback and self-development
Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to PLAN’s core values and humanitarian principles
Resilience/Adaptability and flexibility: Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner.
Awareness and sensitivity of self and others: Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity. Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner. Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts.
Patient, adaptable, flexible, able to improvise and remain responsive under pressure.
Preparedness to live and work in uncertain security environments.
Physical Environment and Demands:
May be “typical office environment”; note if heavy lifting, climbing, excess travel, etc.
Work intensively in the field: The Protection officer will spend at least 80% of his time on the field in the context of the implementation and monitoring of activities.
Periods of intense work at all times of day.
Working in multiple locations and on the move.
To apply for this job, kindly click on “Apply “. Your application should include:
A Covering letter
A Comprehensive CV including details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent supervisor
Closing date: 23/04/2017
Plan International Cameroon operates in an equal opportunity environment and actively encourages diversity. Only applications received in French or English will be treated and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Plan international has a child protection and gender equality policies that are integral part of the recruitment process.
Click on the link to apply.
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